And they're back. The Australian Olympic team has made it home from the Rio Olympics.
Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
Getty photographers There were thousands of images, just as many emotions and everyone will have a personal favourite.
Samantha Lane A review Kitty Chiller would have dreamt of conducting with a wide smile began instead with an inadvertent, audible sigh.
After following nearly three weeks of Olympic action, Fairfax reporters share their own favourite moments from Rio de Janeiro.
Jamie Marcuson It was the moment that temporarily stopped the discussions about medal tallies, green pools, drug cheats and world records.
Michael Chammas Australia's men's basketball team is reeling after a heartbreaking one-point loss in the bronze medal match.
Daniel Cherny Rowing gold medallist Kim Brennan will carry the Australian flag into the closing ceremony.
Michelle Jennek's coach hasn't left anyone in the dark about his charges issues.
A 32-year-old man is in a stable condition after being shot by police in Cowra.
Welders are encouraged to showcase their talents!
Max Walker remembered in Cowra as one of SOTY's best special guests.
Close to 2000 buyers are expected to register for this weekend's Charlie McCarron and Canowindra Motors auction.
Cowra Shire Council is asking motorists to drive with care as it attempts to keep our roads together.
The Cowra Legacy Contact Group recently conducted their annual appeal.
What happened over the past week? Take a look through the best photos from Fairfax photographers around our ...